Drew's bat good enough for MVP award

Updated: July 16, 2008, 9:03 AM ET
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- As the innings wore on Tuesday night, American League manager Terry Francona was surveying his options, and none was pretty. If the All-Star Game had lasted much longer than 15 innings, J.D. Drew might have had the unique opportunity to make two appearances in the game's box score.

"Another couple of innings, and he would have pitched," Francona said.

Pitched? As in, gone to the mound?

"As [the situation] started to come to fruition," Drew said, "I ...

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